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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII$
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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264577

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.001.0001

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Philip James Jones 1921–2006

Philip James Jones 1921–2006

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(p.204) (p.205) (p.206) (p.207) Philip James Jones 1921–2006
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII
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Trevor Dean

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0010

Philip James Jones (1921–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was one of the most distinguished, complex, and challenging of medieval historians. His works on the Italian city-states of the thirteenth to fifteenth centuries and on Italy's agrarian history are monuments built to last, benchmarks that defined the field for a generation. Jones was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1984 and was awarded the Serena Medal for Italian studies in 1988. He won a major open scholarship in Modern History at Wadham College, University of Oxford. Jones took a First in Modern History in 1945 and was appointed to a research studentship (Senior Demyship) at Magdalen College. He had also secured a temporary teaching post at Glasgow University. All Jones's previous works flowed into the 700 pages of his mammoth book Italian City-State: from Commune to Signoria.

Keywords:   Philip James Jones, British Academy, Italy, history, Wadham College, University of Oxford, Magdalen College, Glasgow University, Italian City-State

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